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Shut Up and Sing, Creep?

I love these coincidences. Yesterday was also the day I finally got to hear Thom Yorke‘s solo album The Eraser, in full. I’m with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen...
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Dexys in America: Remember Us This Way?

Dexys Midnight Runners…a band known on these shores for one song only: “Come on Eileen”, a staple of pub-night and wedding-party piss-ups and so entrenched in the ubiquitous retro-80 muzak...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: Dexys Midnight Runners Live at the Old Vic

Surfing around the web for Dexys pictures, I came across this old fan site Dexys.org, which teasingly offers an MP3 from the Old Vic Projected Passion Revue shows of November...
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James Come Home

Is it 2007? Or 1987? The Coachella festival announced its line-up this week and keen observers immediately noticed that it included two bands previously considered disbanded. The Jesus & Mary...
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That’s MY Birthday Sorted…

…Now all I need is someone to pay for the tickets. Coachella unravels its 2007 line-up. And it’s a beauty....
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Why I Love January

….Partly because, most years, it’s the first full month of skiing. When you have snow on the mountains, that is. But mainly because it heralds an avalanche of new music....
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Everybody’s Older Nowadays

I had to find my older son at school for something today. He acted like he’d been visited by the plague. Are all 11-year olds embarrassed to be seen with...
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Thursday Fun

Kevin Rowland returns with the first new song credited to Dexys Midnight Runners in God knows how many years. The demo of ‘It’s OK Johanna,’ currently available at Rowland’s myspace...
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